Written by Isabelle Semas Please note: this review contains spoilers “The Forces Within,” the last book in the Montgomery Lake High book series by Stacy A. Padula, is a thrilling novel with hidden messages of the spiritual warfare which takes place all around us daily. I, personally, could barely put it down—it kept me captivatedContinue reading “A Thrilling Y.A. Novel about Spiritual Warfare”
Written by Mackenzie Wells, University of Georgia—A mixture between “The Screwtape Letters” and a Nancy Drew novel, “The Forces Within” by Stacy A. Padula takes a poignantly authentic look at spiritual warfare – albeit disguised as a metaphor. A group of high school freshmen find themselves taking refuge in an old abandoned mansion deep in the woods. As mysterious occurrences begin to take place, the teenagers realize that the battle is for their lives – and their hearts. A shocking reminder of a too-often overlooked battle, this book is desperately needed to educate today’s generation. Although this book deals with a heavy topic which can take some guidance to understand, it is specifically aimed at young adults and approaches the issue in a way relevant to our lives.
The Forces Within, the 5th book in Stacy Padula’s Montgomery Lake High series, tells a story of how Satan can enter the lives of people who are not strong in their faith and ruin friendships with the people who matter most. I think that people who feel jealous or scared in their lives should read this book, because it reveals reasons as to why this might be happening.
Montgomery Lake High #5: The Forces Within After being trapped inside his own body, unable to communicate with anyone but his own thoughts, Andy Rosetti finally wakes up from the coma that controlled his life for one month. But upon awakening, Andy finds himself and his friends in an unfamiliar setting: a mansion riddled with secretsContinue reading “Featured Book of the Month: The Forces Within”
On September 5, 2017, The Forces Within by Stacy Padula rose to the #3 best selling spot on Amazon Kindle for teen books that address substance abuse. This paranormal thriller is the 5th book in the Montgomery Lake High book series. Synopsis After being trapped inside his own body, unable to communicate with anyone but hisContinue reading “The Forces Within: an Amazon Best Seller”
Written by Elizabeth Harvey of Needham, MA Jason has been at war with himself for a long time. He has such a strong void in his life and he knows that something is missing and he hates that feeling. Jason relies on drugs and alcohol to cope with the missing piece in his life: God.Continue reading “The Spiritual Battle in “The Aftermath””
Montgomery Lake High #5: The Forces Within After being trapped inside his own body, unable to communicate with anyone but his own thoughts, Andy Rosetti finally wakes up from the coma that controlled his life for one month. But upon awakening, Andy finds himself and his friends in an unfamiliar setting: a mansion riddled with secretContinue reading “Spiritual Warfare in The Forces Within”
Written by Elizabeth Harvey, Dana Hall Class of 2017 The Forces Within is a story that explores the power of spirituality and the battle that many teenagers go through when faced with tough decisions. The story focuses on life after Andy Rossetti wakes up from his coma and what his recovery process looks like, includingContinue reading “A Teen’s Review of The Forces Within by Stacy Padula”
I never planned to write a supernatural thriller, but it was within me, and when I sat down at the keyboard, it is what came out. I had many strange things happen to me while working on this book, and perhaps someday I will write one about my own supernatural experiences. This video trailer wasContinue reading “The Forces Within (Trailer): A Supernatural Thriller by Stacy A. Padula”
The Forces Within Behind the fog and shadowy trees that surround Fallen Lake, there lies an abandoned mansion that possesses generations of secrets. When Andy Rosetti, his girlfriend Chantal, and their closest friends venture to the New England destination, they are greeted by forces darker than anyone dared to imagine. It is not just byContinue reading “Stacy Padula’s Paranormal Thriller: The Forces Within”
From now until New Years Day, all Kindle editions of the “Montgomery Lake High” book series will be on sale for $2.99! These can be read on all iPhone, iPad, and Android devices with the free Kindle App. Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a blessed 2017!
An inmate in an Atlanta prison read Montgomery Lake High #2: When Darkness Tries to Hide. Although this book falls in the young adult genre, the man had this to say:
Chapters 2, 3, and 4 of “The Aftermath” (2013)
My latest book “The Forces Within” was read this month by an inmate in an Atlanta prison. He was kind enough to write a review, and the chaplain shared it with a network of authors who sent it to me. I wish I knew more about the man’s story who wrote this… The Forces WithinContinue reading “A Prisoner’s Review: The Forces Within”
I just wanted to send out a special thank you to everyone who tuned in to WATD this morning and listened to my interview. It is always such a pleasure to share about my passion for helping the youth rise above social issues and find positive and fulfilling paths for their lives! Congratulations to MaryContinue reading “Thank you!”
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